William Hickling Prescott House Tours

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The William tickling Prescott House is open once again for Saturday tours throughout the summer.


Come by this weekend or until September 25th for a tour between the hours of 12 pm - 3:30 pm.

The house is rich with character and filled with extensive collections of furniture and decorative arts, which have been generously donated by the NSCDA MA. Chinese export porcelain and English ceramics are permanently on view. Remarkable portraits are on display including a portrait of past Prescott house residents who are talked about during the tour. The house comes back to life before your eyes as you gaze up at these magnificent portraits. Also, not to be missed is a rare and an original to house recently restored Tomkison square piano in the parlor.

There is a costume collection, dating from the 18th through the 20th centuries, which includes dresses, fans, shoes, parasols and children’s clothing, selections of which are on continuous display.

Please call our office or check our website, or the William Hickling Prescott Facebook page for possible modifications or added special events for up to date information.

Reservations are welcome, though not required. Please call 617.742.3190 to reserve tickets.